User:Ghostwheel/5e Variants Used

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Rule Variants[edit]

The following variant rules will be used for one-shots:

  • Characters begin with a Box of Alchemical Exchange in their inventory. It has been stamped with the symbol of the Clergy of Queastus.
  • If a character is killed, they can pay the normal resurrection fee to be revived during the one-shot after 1 minute has passed.
  • Healing Surges (DMG 266). Immediately after using a healing surge, characters can Dodge as a bonus action. You regain half of your maximum hit dice at the end of a short rest (instead of a quarter).
  • You can only assist on a skill check if you also have proficiency in that skill
  • Reach:
    • Creatures within reach of an enemy (up to a maximum of 20 feet away) have disadvantage on ranged attacks.
    • Melee attacks are always considered adjacent for getting advantage vs. prone targets.
    • Moving away from a creature is considered leaving its reach.
  • Identifying Creatures
  • Recurring Saves
  • Surprise Rounds
  • Creatures no longer have legendary resistances. Instead, a creature with legendary actions can attempt to remove a single effect on themselves by spending their action or legendary action to make the save again, even while incapacitated.
  • Delay
  • Drinking a potion or applying an oil or poison is a bonus action or action.
  • Rolling a natural 1 on a death save doesn't apply two failed saves. It's a very silly rule.
  • Nets cause the hindered condition instead of restrained.
  • Tier 1 Quests: Characters of 1st and 2nd level count as 3rd level for the purpose of hit points and hit dice and all characters regain a 1st-level spell slot at the end of each combat encounter.
  • Tier 4/5 Quests: You can bring no more than four Tier 1 magic items, three Tier 2 magic items, three Tier 3 magic items, and one Tier 4 magic item into the one-shot with you. If you are level 20+, you can instead bring one Tier 5 magic item instead of one Tier 4 magic item. You can "downgrade" an item to its counterpart in a lower tier. For example, you could downgrade a Weapon +3 to a Weapon +2 and bring a different Tier 5 item with you.
    Note: the Vestiges/Arms (EGW artifacts) count as the tier of their most recent upgrade (as opposed to the tier they were purchased in).
    Consumables: you can only bring one Tier 5 Major consumable with you.

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